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Pakistan bids farewell to artist Jamil Naqsh

The artist passed away in the UK

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Sindh artist becomes visiting fellow at Harvard institute

He will explore the visual histories of Partition

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Truck art gets a ‘moving’ message

Artists leave guns, paint girls with books

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Medical students exhibit their artistic side

Aga Khan University students develop new skills

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Farmer last one to keep Sindh’s Alghoza flute alive

The Alghoza is an instrument which has existed for hundreds of years. Pioneers of the Alghoza player in the subcontinent include Ustad Khamisu Khan, Ustad Misri Khan Jamali, Akbar Khamisu Khan and Gurmeet Bawa

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An inside look at Laal Kabootar

Laal Kabootar is set to release on March 22

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Airspace closure spells disaster for the 10th Karachi Literature Festival

Many sessions were postponed because the speakers couldn’t get to Karachi

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The terrors of Naiza Khan’s beautiful things

Pakistani artist’s journey from Cantt station to Manora

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Plays won’t tell Pakistan’s history 10 years from now: Khalid Ahmed

Majority of plays at NAPA are indeed either adaptations of known literary works or translations

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The Louvre will open one Saturday night a month for free from Jan 5

It hopes to appeal to more people who can’t afford the $19 ticket

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Going, going, gone: Banksy piece shreds itself after being sold for $1.1m

The piece ‘self destructed’ in front of buyers at the Sotheby’s auction in London

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Rediscover Pakistan’s rich culture through the works of artist Eqbal Mehdi

Mehdi’s works were also auctioned off for the first time at the exhibition

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Banksy’s lesser-known works on show in London

Street artist Banksy is known around the world for his simple graffiti stencils, often with a sharp political point, but a new London exhibition is an opportunity to discover his wider talents. The mysterious British artist from Bristol, southwest England, made his name with clandestine street murals but has also produced a treasure trove of…

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Van Gogh painting sells for over 7 million euros: auction house

A painting by a young Vincent Van Gogh was sold at an auction in Paris Monday for more than seven million euros ($8.2 million), the Artcurial auction house said. “Raccommodeuses de filets dans les dunes” (Women mending nets in the fields) dates from 1882 and was bought by an American collector in a hot bidding…

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Record price for art work: Da Vinci painting of Christ for $450mn

NEW YORK: A 500-year-old painting believed to be by Leonardo da Vinci has sold for $450.3 million in New York, blazing a new world record for the most expensive work of art sold at auction, Christie’s said. “Salvator Mundi” or “Savior of the World,” which depicts Jesus Christ, more than doubled the previous record of…

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Karachi Biennale: art out of the ordinary

By Minerwa Tahir KARACHI: Karachi is witnessing a time when a poll undertaken by the Thomson Reuters Foundation concluded that it was the second-most dangerous city for women across the globe. Until a few days back, knife attacks were rampant here. Garbage and sewerage issues mar the city while banned religious outfits openly operate in…

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This Pakistani aims to fly higher and higher

NEWS DESK: Using the power of imagination, this Pakistani science fiction artist goes beyond the realm of reality. Watch here:

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Video: 10,000 bubbles in one minute in Hong Kong!

This Japanese artist has created an installation that lets out 10,000 bubbles in one minute. His purpose is to create environmental awareness. Watch this report:

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Sadequain’s nephew demands JIT formation against those plagiarizing late maestro’s art

Sadequain is counted among the most famous painters of Pakistan. Unfortunately, his masterpieces are being plagiarized to mint money. Watch what his nephew said:

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On his 87th birth anniversary, Google honours Sadequain with doodle

Calligraphy maestro Syed Sadequain Ahmed Naqvi – commonly known as Sadequain – was honoured by Google on his 87th birth anniversary with a doodle. Google said they are honouring ‘his contributions to the arts and to public space’. Sadequain was born in June 30, 1923 in British India and passed away on February 10, 1987,…

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